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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

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Amnesty International Continues to Push for En Banc Rehearing in Conflict Minerals Case

conflict minerals

Public Companies and Securities Amnesty International has filed a supplemental brief which continues to advocate for a rehearing en banc in the conflict minerals case.  The argument is this:  American Meat Institute v. U.S. Department of Agriculture expressly overruled a portion of the opinion in the conflicts minerals case.  That makes it clear that the appeals court erred in […] Read more →

by   |   August 19, 2014

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SEC Reports on Use of Form PF Data

Investment Advisers, Private Equity The SEC has issued its annual report on use of Form PF data. In its  examination and enforcement programs regarding registered investment advisers that manage private funds, the... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2014

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MSRB Seeks to Extend Pay-to-Play Rule to Municipal Advisors

Banking, Broker-Dealer, Municipal Advisors The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or MSRB, is requesting comment on draft amendments to Rule G-37, the MSRB’s pay-to-play rule for municipal securities dealers, that... Read more →

by   |   August 18, 2014

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FinCEN Seeks to Turn Beneficial Ownership Disclosure of Private Entities on its Head

Banking My colleagues over at our banking blog have highlighted proposed regulations by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, under the Bank Secrecy Act  which are meant... Read more →

by   |   August 17, 2014